Post Graduate Diploma in Library Automation & Networking

Post Graduate Diploma in Library Automation & Networking

Indira Gandhi Memorial Library, University of Hyderabad introduced The Post-Graduate Diploma in Library automation in January 1998.

Aim of this course to introduce the candidate in various operations of the Library Automation and Networking.

The program makes the candidates to get hands-on-experience in Library Automation environment and networking aspects during the contact programme. The candidate becomes familiar with the organizing, planning various Library Automation & Networking Operations and also the techniques used in Library Automation & Networking.

Course Structure

I  Term

LAN 411 - Information Technology   (DLAN 411)

LAN 412 - Information Systems  (DLAN 412)

LAN 413 - Bibliographic Database Management Systems (DLAN 413)

II Term

LAN 421 - Library Automation  (DLAN 421)

LAN 422 - Library Networks (DLAN 422)

Dissertation/Project Work


Candidate must have the Minimum qualification of the graduation in Library Science (B.L.I.Sc) from a recognized University.

Selection Procedure:

The selection will be made on the basis of merit-past academic record and professional experience of the candidates for admission to programme.

How to apply:

Candidates can be obtained the application form and prospectus from the office of Centre for Distance and Virtual Learning, University of Hyderabad by paying Rs. 350/- in cash. The application from can be downloaded from the official website of University of Hyderabad.

Course Fees & Payments

Prospectus - Cum – Application fees : Rs. 350/-

Registration Fee: Rs. 300/- (for Applications download from the website)

Note: To be paid through Demand Draft obtained from any Nationalized Bank drawn in favour of "The Finance Officer, University of Hyderabad" payable at Hyderabad.

Must keep the following Student details on the reverse side of the Demand Drafts before submitting in the CDVL office

  • Name of the student
  • Course applied
  • Mobile No
  • E-mail

A student admitted to this programme has to pay the fees within the stipulated dates mentioned in the Admission Offer Letter. The applicant can pay the entire fee at one time or in 2 equal instalments.

1st Instalment

2nd Instalment


For Indian students

Rs. 6000/-

Rs. 6000/-

Rs. 12000/-

For Foreign students

US$ 300

S$ 300

US$ 600

Deferment Charges (To be paid by the Previous 2 Batch Students to Continue PGDLAN Course)

1st Deferment

2nd Deferment

On Course Fee

(Ii Instalment Fee)

Rs. 600/-

Rs. 1,000/-

Contact Classes /Examinations

Rs. 500/-

Rs. 1,000/-

All payments  will obtain through Demand Draft  only from any Nationalized Bank drawn in favour of "The Finance Officer, University of Hyderabad" payable at Hyderabad.

For payment no any other mode shall be accepted.

On the reverse side of the Demand Drafts must keep the following details before submitting in the CDVL office.

Student details:

  • Name of the student
  • Course applied
  • Application Number
  • Mobile No
  • E-mail; and I/II Term Fee

Office address for submitting the form:

Asst. Registrar

Centre for Distance and Virtual Learning

University of Hyderabad

"Golden Threshold Building"

ABIDS,  Nampally Station Road

Hyderabad - 500 001 (Andhra Pradesh)

Ph.: 040-2460 0265


Award of Diploma:

Provisional Certificate-cum memorandum of marks will be issued only to the student who will fulfil the all course requirements:

  1. Attending contact classes and practical sessions
  2. Submission of Assignments
  3. The written examinations and successful completion of project work.

A student will be awarded by P.G. Diploma in Library Automation and Networking (PGDLAN) at the end  towards the final Diploma Certificate on payment of Rs.500/-.

Important date:

Last date for the submission of the application form: January 31, 2016

Contact Details:

Centre for Distance and Virtual Learning, University of Hyderabad, City Campus,

Golden Threshold Building, Nampally Station Road,

Hyderabad - 500001

Tel: 24600264.

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